Authors: Forquera, Ralph, Seattle Indian Health Board
Publication Year: 2007
Last Updated: 2010-10-05 12:14:34
Journal: Seattle Indian Health Board
Keywords: Testimony, energy and commerce, United States House of Representatives, IHCIA, Indian Health Care Improvement Act
Recommendations Regarding Urban Indian Health For H.R. 1328: The Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 to the U. S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
Tuesday, June 7, 2007 Room 2322 Rayburn House Office Building
Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee on Health to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, thank you for inviting me to testify regarding H.R. 1328, a bill to reauthorize and extend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. My name is Ralph Forquera. I am Executive Director for the Seattle Indian Health Board, one of 34 private, non-profit organizations that contract with the Indian Health Service under Title V of the Act we are discussing. I am an enrolled member of the Juaneo Band of California Mission Indians, a state-recognized Indian tribe from the San Juan Capistrano region of Southern California.
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